Football

Manchester United starlet arrested after crashing new £60k car

Published 1 Comments

Football News
24/7

Manchester United youngster Ryan Tunicliffe has been arrested for smashing up his new Range Rover, just hours after collecting the keys of his £60,000 car.

According to the Sun, the 19-year-old midfielder, who made his first senior appearance for Manchester United in their 2-1 Capital One Cup win over Newcastle last month, was arrested by Police on suspicion of drink-driving yesterday afternoon after being breathalysed.

The paper reports that witnesses at the scene say he lost control of the expensive 4x4 on an industrial estate in Heywood, Manchester and collided with a nearby parked van, which was then shunted backwards into a 30ft wall.

“He skidded on the wet road. A mate told me he’d only just picked up the keys. He hit a van and pushed it into a wall, making a terrible screeching sound,” the Sun quotes a witness as saying.

“He’s hit it with real force because both vehicles looked like write-offs. Ryan looked really shaken up.”

Pictures from the scene show a heavily damaged black Range Rover, as well as the van involved in the incident.

Police confirmed later that a driver had been arrested at the scene on suspicion of drink-driving.

Tunicliffe hit the news last month after helping his father win a £10,000 bet having come on as a 77th minute substitute for Wayne Rooney in Manchester United’s game against Newcastle at Old Trafford.

Dad Mick placed a £100 wager with a bookmakers that he would play for Manchester United’s first team at 100-1 when his son was 9-years-old.

In other Manchester United news, it has been reported that injured centre-back Nemanja Vidic has given £100,000 to the dad of a deceased former Red Star Belgrade team-mate to help him buy a house.

Vidic is currently out of action for the Red Devils with a knee injury, but could make his return to action next month.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Football
Premier League
Manchester United

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again